05/16/04 — MYRTLE S. EASON

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WILSON -- Mrytle Stancil Eason, 86, died Saturday at the home of her daughter Jean LaVie in Bishopville, Md.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Winstead United Methodist Church in Wilson. The Rev. John Wenberg will officiate. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park.

Mrs. Eason was born in Johnston County on June 4, 1917, to the late George Ira Stancil Sr. and Eva Ann Stancil. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grover Cleveland Eason Sr.; a son, Woodrow Eason; and brother, George Ralph Stancil.

Ms. Eason was a member of Winstead United Methodist Church.

She is survived by three daughters, Jean and Alfred LaVie of Bishopville, Md., Carol Cole of Calif., and JoAnn Alexander of Wilson; two sons, Frank Eason of Calif., and Grover Cleveland Jr.; two sisters, Mamie Blair of Ocala, Fla., and Hilda Stover of Forth Worth, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 6 until 8 p.m. at Coley Funeral Home, Kenly.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made in her memory to the Winstead United Methodist Church, Wilson.

Published in Obituaries on May 16, 2004 10:53 AM